Haras du Logis

Ballydoyle Get First Four As Santiago Strikes In the Irish Derby

It was labelled as wide-open, but in the end Saturday's G1 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at The Curragh proved anything but as Aidan O'Brien was in dominating form yet again with Santiago (Ire) (Authorized {Ire}) leading home a remarkable stable one-two-three-four. Sent off the clear 2-1 favourite coming back eight days after his emphatic win in the G2 Queen's Vase at Royal Ascot, the bay was always travelling with supreme ease anchored towards the rear by a confident Seamie Heffernan. Cutting through the pack and getting an ideal split...

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Heart Attack Claims Manduro at 18

Highweight Manduro (Ger) (Monsun {Ger}-Mandellicht {Ire}, by Be My Guest), sustained a fatal heart attack at Haras du Logis on Saturday, Darley announced. The five-time highweight was 18 and stood for €7,000 at Haras du Logis this year. Bred by Rolf Brunner, the half-brother to SW, G1 German Oaks third, and Group 1 producer Mandela (Ger) (Acatenango {Ger}) brought €130,000 at the 2003 Baden-Baden September Yearling Sale and would race his entire career in the colours of Baron Georg von Ullmann. Two-for-two in his juvenile season and named Germany's champion...

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Authorized’s Santiago Dominates the Queen’s Vase

Ryan Moore will probably not ride an easier winner than Santiago (Ire) (Authorized {Ire}) all week after the Ballydoyle's latest Classic prospect spreadeagled the field in the G2 Queen's Vase. Signing off 2019 with a defeat of the useful Sunchart (GB) (Teofilo {Ire}) over a mile at Listowel in September, the bay was always on an even keel here settled worse than mid-division throughout the early stages before coming on strong as the pressure intensified. Moving to the lead with grace two out, the 10-3 shot stayed on powerfully after...

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Freshman Sire Bow Creek Off the Mark at Baden-Baden

Mario Hofer trainee What's Up (Fr) (Bow Creek {Ire}) secures a short-head verdict at Baden-Baden to become the first winner for his Haras du Logis-based freshman sire (by Shamardal). 2nd-Baden-Baden, €5,000, Mdn, 5-24, 2yo, 5fT, 1:01.39, gd. WHAT'S UP (FR) (c, 2, Bow Creek {Ire}--Perfect Bounty {GB}, by Bahamian Bounty {GB}) stalked the pace in second from the outset of a contest reduced to a match by three late scratchings. Angled into a clear lane with 300 metres remaining, the 8-5 second choice received one flick of Mikki Cadeddu's persuader...

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First Foal for Cloth of Stars is a Filly

Champion and G1 Prix Ganay hero Cloth of Stars (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) sired his first reported foal at Logis St Germain on Jan. 17, Darley announced. The filly is a daughter of the winning Zallaja (Fr) (Dalakhani {Ire}), herself out of G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches heroine Zalaiyka (Fr) (Royal Academy), and was bred by Jack de Jong. Cloth of Stars stands at Haras du Logis and commands a fee of €7,500 this term.

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